Five MBA Students Named Siebel Scholars for 2008
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—Five members of the Class of 2008 have been named Siebel Scholars for their outstanding academic performance, leadership, and citizenship during their first year in the MBA program.
The scholars are Carolyn Davies, Aly Hadibhai, Chris Harris, Jules Maltz, and Alan Resnikoff. The annual award, sponsored by the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation, recognizes outstanding graduate students from the world’s most prestigious business and computer science schools. Each honoree will receive a $25,000 cash grant to defray tuition costs and expenses.
A native of Los Angeles, Carolyn Davies earned a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Harvard University in 2004. She worked as a management consultant in Boston Consulting Group’s San Francisco office and spent a summer with the United Nations Development Program’s Growing Sustainable Business Initiative in Chisinau, Moldova. Davies is currently pursuing joint master’s degrees in business and education. She co-president of the GSB Student Association.
Aly Hadibhai graduated at the top of his class with undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He worked as a manager in the assurance and advisory practice office for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Toronto and San Jose. At Deloitte, he served as a mentor through the Big Brother program and also sat on the organization’s finance committee. At the Business School, Aly is an editor and the chief operating officer of the student newspaper, the Stanford Business Reporter. He and five classmates will lead a study trip to Scandinavia in spring 2008.
Chris Harris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management science and engineering from Stanford in 2002. He worked as an associate consultant at Bain and Company and then as an associate at Berkshire Partners, a private equity firm in Boston, where he was involved in the acquisition of three portfolio companies and the sale of two others. At the Business School, Harris was cofounder of CampRegister.com, an online registration and management service for camps. He also cofounded the Basketball Club and serves on the leadership team of the Finance and Investment Club and the Academic Committee.
A native of Eugene, Ore., Jules Maltz earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Yale University, graduating magna cum laude in just three years. He worked in investment banking at Robertson Stephens and Banc of America Securities and then as a venture capital associate for 3i. At the GSB he is the co-president of the Entrepreneur Club and of the Rugby Club.
Alan Resnikoff graduated with distinction from Stanford in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He worked for two years as an associate consultant at Bain and Company in Los Angeles before spending two years with Shamrock Capital, a private equity firm affiliated with the Roy E. Disney Family.
At Shamrock, he worked on several transactions including the leveraged recapitalization of Modern Luxury Magazines and the leveraged buyout of the Harlem Globetrotters. At the Business School, Resnikoff serves as chair of the Student Association’s Athletic Committee and president of the Sports Management Club and the Soccer Club.